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Dream book

I don’t know about you but this time of year I start reevaluating my life, existence, you know the normal ordinary new years resolutions.. While I have come up with a few resolutions that I will be sharing a little closer to the end of the month. I wanted to try something a little different. I had a friend do this and she said it really helped her with motivation; it’s a Dream Book.

What I did was sat down with a notebook, cup of chai tea, and turned everything off. I wrote out 4 categories
1. Home
2. Career
3. Love
4. Extra

Then I asked myself “What do YOU want?”

The operative word being YOU. If you are like me, you don’t think of yourself often, you put everyone else first and make sure they are happy before you are. YOU are important too!! So every time I answered my above question I would then reevaluate my answer.

“Is this what (FILL IN BLANK i.e.: husband, kids, friends, family, etc.) wants, or is this what I want?”

After I went through all 4 categories and wrote down of everything I could think of, I then grabbed the siunday paper, a few magazines and a pair of scissors. You know the drill, just like when you were in 1st grade your going to make a collage!

I cut out things I could find that correlated with my list, in whatever interpretation that you want. This is your Dream Book. It doesn’t need to be fancy, neat, or perfect. Its just a blue print for your dreams. Blue prints are meant to be changed, rearranged, drawn on, cut, pasted and used to its fullest extent.

For now mine is just a page. This is what my dream book looks like. Its on a piece of cardboard that came with a scrapbook kit I got. Nothing fancy, its just simple, but to the point. I plan on revisiting this in 3 months. This is were the book part comes in, keep track of all your pages in your Dream Book. What a better way to track your growth as a person? This would be a great project for kids to do once a year as they are growing up as well!

So what’s in your dream book?

Frugal Farmhouse


  1. I love this post! It is so important to have dreams, and especially goals. Thank you for the pep talk! I am starting late (it is now the end of March!) but I am going to work on one!! Thanks!

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  2. I like this, I may need to make a dream book in the near future.


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